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PPC Live 2020 in action
PPC Live 2020 in action
Can you spot yourself in BPCA's PPC Live 2020 video? With record attendance figures, PPC Live featured a number exhibitors, technical talks and demonstrations. Take a look at the highlight reel now.
BPCA shortlisted for industry award
BPCA shortlisted for industry award
BPCA said it is delighted to have been shortlisted for Membership Organisation of the Year in the memcom Membership Excellence Awards.
Pest photograph competition winner announced
Pest photograph competition winner announced
BPCA has announced the winner of the #BestPestPic2020 competition, which took place at PPC Live in Harrogate.
Rodenticide regime calls for no exceptions, bad apples or excuses
Rodenticide regime calls for no exceptions, bad apples or excuses
The 2019 annual report from the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime highlights that the first two years with all stewardship elements in place have seen “stubbornly intractable” rodenticide residues in barn owls.
Syngenta launches ready-to-use Outcast Ant bait station
Syngenta launches ready-to-use Outcast Ant bait station
Outcast Ant is a new self-contained ready to use delivery system for Syngenta’s ant control gel bait, which provides professional pest controllers with a clean and effective ant control solution.
Super-rat and mouse study appeals for tail tip samples
Super-rat and mouse study appeals for tail tip samples
The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) has launched an appeal for pest control technicians, farmers and gamekeepers to collect tail samples from freshly killed rats and mice.
Pest-Protect in Berlin is postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak
Pest-Protect in Berlin is postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak
Organisers of this month’s Pest-Protect trade show in Berlin have today announced that it has been postponed “following the latest news on the coronavirus (Covid-19) and its possible effects”.
PelGar says storms will drive displaced pests into human areas
PelGar says storms will drive displaced pests into human areas
With the back-to-back battering of Storms Ciara and Dennis resulting in widespread flooding across the UK, PelGar International said it is appropriate to speculate what effects this will have on British wildlife, both non-pest and pest alike.


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